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demonism

[dee-muh-niz-uh m] /ˈdi məˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
belief in demons.
2.
the study of demons; demonology.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; demon- + -ism
Related forms
demonist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for demonism

demonism

/ˈdiːməˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
  1. belief in the existence and power of demons
  2. worship of demons
2.
another word for demonology
Derived Forms
demonist, noun
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